Most Wanted Summer Toys of 2016

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Gayle Anderson was live in Santa Monica to learn about the HOT SUMMER TOYS 2016 according to Toy Expert Chris Byrne of  TIME TO PLAY MAGAZINE.

Here’s his list:


Inspire your kids to bring all the big screen excitement home with the top toys from this summer's biggest blockbusters.

  1. Batman v Superman
  2. Captain America Civil War
  3. Secret Life of Pets
  4. Finding Dory
  5. TMNT: Out of the Shadows


Get kids active, keep them healthy—and let them have a blast with the best new toys for non-stop outdoor fun.

  1. The Original Water Warriors Constant Pressure Gargantua (Buzz Bee Toys)
  2. Aerobie Pro Flying Ring (Aerobie Inc.)
  3. Nerf Super Soaker Breach Blast (Hasbro)
  4. Booger Balls Ultimate Battle Pack (Funrise)
  5. Wet Head (Zing)
  6. Candylicious Bubbles Bubble Machine (Little Kids)
  7. Candylicious Bubbles Bubble Tubes (Little Kids)
  8. Candylicious Bubbles (Little Kids)


The following are the most popular toys kids are asking for this summer.

  1. Paw Patrol (Spinmaster)
  2. DC SuperHero Girls (Mattel)
  3. Barbie Fashionistas/Spy Squad/Career (Mattel)
  4. Play-Doh (Hasbro)
  5. Disney’s The Lion Guard Toys (Just Play)
  6. Disney Marvel Tsum Tsum Toys (The Disney Store)
  7. Shopkins (Moose Toys)

For reviews and more information on where to buy these toys, click HERE.

Most Wanted Toys of 2016
Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy

Gayle was “toy testing” at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, where it’s “Lights On” for Pacific Park’s Ferris

For additional information and hours of operation, call 310-260-8744, visit their website, follow on Twitter: @pacpark and Like on Facebook.

Pacific Park
380 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 260-8744

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at

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